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Federal (USV)

Private

Nelson W. Gibson

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. From Johnston, he enlisted on 9 September 1861 in Company C, 4th Rhode Island Infantry. Deserted from the field at Antietam.

Notes

1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 269 - 276  [AotW citation 14049]